Seven Suspect For-Profit College Claims
September 12th, 2016
In March 2015, a Superior Court judge ordered now-defunct Corinthian Colleges to pay more than $1 billion in restitution and civil penalties for, among other things, lying about job placement rates and programs that it did not actually offer. In addition, its accrediting agency is also under fire for oversight issues. Here are six suspect claims that for-profit colleges have been accused of using in their advertisements to pump up their enrollments.
If you feel you have been a victim of deceptive advertising regarding career colleges, the U.S. Department of Education announced additional steps to provide debt relief for student borrowers seeking loan forgiveness under the “defense to repayment” laws.
This post was originally published on 6/8/2015 and updated several times.